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As A Lyricist And Novelist, The Mountain Goats’ Lead Man Writes About Pain
When The Mountain Goats’ founder John Darnielle was a teenager, he went through a self-destructive phase.
“Your intelligence doesn’t override your desire to destroy yourself,” Darnielle tells Fresh Air’s Terry Gross. “I really, really did not want to be in my own skin. I really wanted to get high and stay high.”
The singer-songwriter’s parents divorced when he was 5 years old, and he was abused by his stepfather. Darnielle says he had the feeling of “being uprooted a lot and not being able to make friends and keep them.”
“It was a chaotic environment that I was a child in,” he says, “and it makes you angry after a while.”
Darnielle writes literary lyrics for his band, often telling stories about fictional characters or stories from his life, and he has expanded beyond lyrics into novels. His new book, Wolf in White Van, is about a man who, at the age of 17, shoots himself in the face with his father’s rifle, expecting to die. He survives with chronic pain and a face so disfigured he seldom ventures into public, but he always preferred to live in his head anyway.
His fantasies are inspired by heavy metal music and comic books like Conan the Barbarian. While recovering, Darnielle’s protagonist, Sean, creates a fantasy game of his own that leads to serious trouble.
In addition to writing about troubled teenagers, Darnielle used to work with them as an assistant and counselor in psychiatric institutions. He says he likes helping young people find shelter through his music because music helped him as a young person.
It’s an “honor so profound that I don’t know how to talk about it,” he says. “How often does a person get to feel like, ‘Well, this was worth living for.’ … But that’s how I feel about that — music was all to me, and it’s incredible to me that people can use [my music] in that way.”
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5 Active Voice :
1. Darnielle writes literary
2. He survives with chronic pain and a face
3. He seldom ventures into public
4. His fantasies are inspired
5. He likes helping young people
5 Passive Voice :
1. He was abused by his stepfather
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2. His fantasies are inspired by heavy metal music and comic books
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3. He went through a self-destructive phase
4. I really wanted to get high and stay high
5. He has expanded beyond lyrics into novels